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Review: ‘The Boys in the Band’ at Dominion Stage

Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play The Boys in The Band, now being given a superlative production by Dominion Stage at the Gunston Arts Theatre, is perfectly “on-target” as a study of psychological ferment amongst a group of homosexual men in a pre-Stonewall era. This play has been studied, analyzed and labeled to the max because of […]

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‘One Man Two Guvnors’ at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Splendidly directed by Tad Janes and cleverly written by Richard Bean with songs by Grant Olding, One Man Two Guvnors is a laugh-out-loud riot with hysterical performances from a versatile cast with outstanding improvisational skills. Inspired on the Commedia del Arte style and based on Carlo Goldoni’s play The Servant of Two Masters, One Man […]

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‘Bare: A Pop Opera’ at Clandestine Arts

A young new theater company called Clandestine Arts has come to town and marked its arrival by tackling the beautifully scored coming out musical Bare: A Pop Opera. With a spirited cast of 17 all singing all dancing and an electronic mini orchestra on playback, they’ve staged the inspiring show in the DC Arts Center, […]

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Civility Gets Smacked in the Mouth: ‘God of Carnage’ Opens September 19th at Silver Spring Stage by Lennie Magida

If you’re looking for a laid-back get-together with easy-going friends, the foursome of Veronica, Michael, Annette, and Alan might not be your first choice. But if you’re eager for a couple of hours of riveting, smart, knife-edge-funny theatre, you couldn’t choose better companions. They’re the four characters in Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage, and you […]

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‘This’ at Round House Theatre Bethesda by David Friscic

This is hardly an all-encompassing title to accurately convey the many, myriad machinations at work in Melissa Jane Gibson’s thought-provoking and complex play-now an outstanding and stimulating production at Round House Theatre in Bethesda. The serious issues dealt with in this play are presented underneath layers of wit and language wordplay that convey how the everyday humdrum rhythms of everyday […]

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Win a Free Pair of Tickets to ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ at The Studio Theatre-Enter by 11:59 PM Tonight

Win a pair of tickets to The Studio Theatre’s critically acclaimed Torch Song Trilogy.  Please send an email to: dcmetrotheaterarts@gmail.com By 11:59 this Sunday, October 13th  and tell us why you want to see the show. You can choose any performance EXCEPT ON SATURDAY NIGHT  from Wednesday, October 16th through Sunday, October 27th. The Winner will […]

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50% Off Tickets for Government Employees to ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ at The Studio Theatre

The Studio Theatre is offering half-price tickets to Government Employees with a Government ID to the critically acclaimed Torch Song Trilogy. The only performances the deal is not permitted are Saturday night performances. The discount cannot be applied to previous purchases or combined with other special offer. Your Government Employee ID must be presented at […]

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‘Equus’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Amanda Gunther

A stunning theatrical sensation comes to the stage at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre, as Director Sherrionne Brown presents Peter Shaffer’s Equus. It’s a deeply moving psychological drama that explores a seventeen year old boy’s sexual and religious fascination with horses after he has blinded five of them and landed himself in a psychiatrist’s care. […]

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